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November 27th, 2017
 
 
China's Been Busy ... Another March Rocket Launch of Remote Sensing Satellites
The satellites, whose number is not specified yet ...
 
ISRO's Satellites Ramp Up Security ... Monitoring Suspicious Vessels and Boats
India has strengthened the coastal security after the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai which claimed 166 lives. Ten terrorists reached the metropolis ...
 
Lockheed Martin's Third GPS III for the U.S.A.F. Now Fully Integrated
GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) followed the first two GPS III satellites on a streamlined assembly and test production line. Technicians...
 
Indonesia's Top Telecom Acquires Malaysian Satellite Company
State-owned Telkom leads Indonesia's mobile telecommunications market with 190 million subscribers, and is aiming to become a regional data hub.
 
First Irish Smallsat in Development
Eirsat-1 will be small and will be completely Irish-built with an orbit lifetime up to two years in length. The project is being led by the UCD Space...
 
Sri Lanka Heading into Space with First Satellite by 2020
The Arthur C. Clarke Institute, Sri Lanka's state institute for Research and Development, specializing in several areas including information...
 
SSTL Ships Telesat's LEO-1 and Earth-i's CARBONITE-2 to India for Launch
LEO-1 will be one of two Telesat Phase 1 satellites planned for launch this year that will allow Telesat to start testing key performance parameters of its ...
 
AsiaSat Has Brought Their Powerful AsiaSat-9 Satellite to Full Operational Status
The new AsiaSat 9 features significant upgrades, including Asia’s highest powered 110 watt C-band amplifiers, special filter design, star tracker and...
 
Russia Preparing for Meteor-M Satellite Launch from Vostochny Cosmodrome
Safety measures during the launch of a Soyuz-2.1b will be provided by some 400 people as well as by 85 units of equipment, including four...
 
China Watches its First Maritime Satellite HEAD-1 Head into Space
 It was a first for China with the launch of its ...
 
Washington State University Students Gain NASA Grant and Now Planning for a Smallsat Launch
Last year, Cougs in Space applied for NASA’s educational grant, allowing them some flexibility in creating a satellite not specifically meant for ...
 
PlanetObserver's New PlanetSAT Updates Provides 10 Million Square Kilometers of U.S. and Mexico
A plug-and-play product, ready-to-use in all professional applications...
 
Timor-Leste Gains High Speed Connectivity via SES Networks and Timor Telecom
SES announced that with the provision of enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity in Dili, TT and SES Networks will continue to empower local communities in...
 
Majority Stake in OmniAccess is Acquired by Marlink
The new combined group is a worldwide leader in maritime VSAT services, generating close to $500 million in revenues, employing about 1,000 people...
 
Moving on Up... Parker Named Managing Director of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
Sarah Parker joined the Board of Directors in 1999 with responsibilities for corporate strategy and finance and has helped steer the business over a 20...
 
ViaLite Has Got Game ... Four OB Trucks Enable Them to Share 2018 Commonwealth Games 
ViaLite’s Blue2 Links have been configured as dual-transmitters to enable antenna diversity. 
 
Speedcast's Two Management Changes, One From Within and the Other from Outside
Two management changes at Speedcast. One is a promotion within and the other is an executive from outside the company.
 
High School Students in Iowa to Launch with NASA
An intensive process lasting throughout the school year will culminate in launch week, April 4-7. The team will travel to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center...
 
SES Networks Online Three Course Training Program Built by GVF and SatProf Now Completed
The recent release of the O3b 732 course completes the three course MEO-focused curriculum.  Follow-on courses in specialized topics are...